Child Development Resource Connection Peel

Professional Learning

What We Do

The Professional Learning Department at CDRCP provides innovative, inspiring, and relevant learning opportunities for the Child Care and Early Years community. Educators and professionals in the sector participate to enhance their skills, develop new strategies, and learn best  practices from subject matter experts. CDRCP offers a variety of learning opportunities such as e-learning, in-person training and communities of practice. By registering for opportunities, professionals can build their capacity, stay informed and stay connected in their professional learning journeys.  

What's New

 

  • Introducing the Early Childhood Essentials Course. Click here to register!
  • Click here to view the January-March 2024 Professional Learning Booklet
  • Looking for Joint Health and Safety Committee Training? Click here
  • Click below to view our on-demand and upcoming events (in-person and online)

ON-DEMAND WEBINARS (PRE-RECORDED) :

Navigating Challenges and Supporting Well-Being in EarlyON Settings in the Region of Peel

Navigating Challenges and Supporting Well-Being in EarlyON Settings in the Region of Peel

Our world; and more specifically our community in Peel, has experienced ...
Identifying and Reducing Microaggressions in Early Learning and Care

Identifying and Reducing Microaggressions in Early Learning and Care

Micro aggressions are verbal or nonverbal slights against minority and ...
Power, Privilege and Racism

Power, Privilege and Racism

What is social justice and where do the roots of social injustice begin? ...
Cyber Security for EarlyON Programming

Cyber Security for EarlyON Programming

Social media is a great platform for reaching families, community ...
Supportive Guidance for Challenging Behaviours

Supportive Guidance for Challenging Behaviours

In every early years setting, there are some children who struggle with ...
Rough and Tumble Play

Rough and Tumble Play

Are you troubled by the rough and sometimes aggressive way children play ...
Planning a Successful Environment for Toddlers

Planning a Successful Environment for Toddlers

The environment we set for children is the “third teacher” and influences ...
How Does Learning Happen? Starting the Conversation in Peel

How Does Learning Happen? Starting the Conversation in Peel

This webinar is an introduction to How Does Learning Happen, Ontario’s ...
How Learning Happens in Infant and Toddler Settings

How Learning Happens in Infant and Toddler Settings

The Ontario Ministry of Education has created an important document titled ...
Inspiring Circle Experiences

Inspiring Circle Experiences

Circle experiences can either be inspiring for all involved or they can be ...
Deconstructing Circle Time

Deconstructing Circle Time

What does circle time mean to you? Come and explore all the different ...
What it Takes to Protect – Going Beyond the Duty to Report

What it Takes to Protect – Going Beyond the Duty to Report

As Educators, we practice children’s safety and supervision in our ...
Navigating Challenges and Supporting Well-Being in EarlyON Settings in the Region of Peel

Navigating Challenges and Supporting Well-Being in EarlyON Settings in the Region of Peel

Our world; and more specifically our community in Peel, has experienced ...
Identifying and Reducing Microaggressions in Early Learning and Care

Identifying and Reducing Microaggressions in Early Learning and Care

Micro aggressions are verbal or nonverbal slights against minority and ...
Power, Privilege and Racism

Power, Privilege and Racism

What is social justice and where do the roots of social injustice begin? ...
Cyber Security for EarlyON Programming

Cyber Security for EarlyON Programming

Social media is a great platform for reaching families, community ...
Supportive Guidance for Challenging Behaviours

Supportive Guidance for Challenging Behaviours

In every early years setting, there are some children who struggle with ...
Rough and Tumble Play

Rough and Tumble Play

Are you troubled by the rough and sometimes aggressive way children play ...
Planning a Successful Environment for Toddlers

Planning a Successful Environment for Toddlers

The environment we set for children is the “third teacher” and influences ...
How Does Learning Happen? Starting the Conversation in Peel

How Does Learning Happen? Starting the Conversation in Peel

This webinar is an introduction to How Does Learning Happen, Ontario’s ...
How Learning Happens in Infant and Toddler Settings

How Learning Happens in Infant and Toddler Settings

The Ontario Ministry of Education has created an important document titled ...
Inspiring Circle Experiences

Inspiring Circle Experiences

Circle experiences can either be inspiring for all involved or they can be ...
Deconstructing Circle Time

Deconstructing Circle Time

What does circle time mean to you? Come and explore all the different ...
What it Takes to Protect – Going Beyond the Duty to Report

What it Takes to Protect – Going Beyond the Duty to Report

As Educators, we practice children’s safety and supervision in our ...

Professional Learning FAQ’s

How do I register for a Professional Learning opportunity?

Please visit our online Professional Learning Calendar to register online by using the calendar. All  Professional Learning registrations are to be completed online. PL administrative support is available over  the phone, by email [email protected], or through online CHAT during CDRCP Business Hours. For  technical issues and complex registration processes, please email [email protected] for support.

Who can I contact for additional support?

Email your question(s) to [email protected] and a member of the Professional Learning team will get  back to you within one business day. This includes the support on:  

  • Troubleshooting with accessibility (Ex. logging into your CDRCP account)
  • Resetting account password
  • Fee / Membership Inquiries 

How do I pay for a session, and what forms of payment are accepted?

Sessions are to be paid for at the time of registration via credit card on our website. If you are calling  CDRCP for support with registration, have your Canadian credit card ready for processing. Please note,  our system does not save credit card numbers, card holder name, expiry dates, or cvv digits on the back  of the card.

What is the cancellation/refund policy?

If you are unable to attend a workshop or live webinar, it will result in a loss of payment. No refunds will  be provided once you are registered. Participants are welcome to send a replacement staff to take their  spot. This applies to both live webinar and in-person training sessions.  

What is the workshop arrival policy?

All sessions will begin promptly at the noted time indicated in the workshop or webinar description. Please  arrive on time to ensure you do not miss valuable information. 

What happens if the workshop/session I am registered for is cancelled?

If a session is cancelled by CDRCP due to presenter emergency or inclement weather – you will be  notified via the email we have on file, as soon as possible. The session or webinar will be re-scheduled to  a new date if possible and attendees will be notified. If you are unable to attend on the new date, or if we  are unable to re-schedule the session in a timely manner, a credit for the value paid will be issued to the  payee and valid for 3 months. 

What is an Operator Reimbursement form?

Operator Reimbursement forms allocate reimbursement of funds used for professional learning  opportunities for Region of Peel licensed childcare programs offered through CDRCP. Costs are  reimbursed to the operator of centres and are to be used for supply coverage purposes. Forms are to be  completed quarterly, 1 per program and must be submitted by the deadline(s) indicated. Requirements of  what professional learning sessions qualify are indicated on the Operator Reimbursement form itself,  sessions covered include but are not limited to Food handlers’ course, Leadership Forum, Legal Day/  Clinics, Lifelong Learning Conference and First Aid and CPR sessions offered during weekdays.  

How often are sessions released? How do I stay informed?

Professional Learning Opportunities are released in digital booklets quarterly, 4 times a year. Once the  booklet is completed, all live and in-person sessions are added to the Professional Learning Calendar  and registration is opened. To stay informed about all new learning opportunities, subscribe to our mailing  list located here.  

Helpful Resources:

ECE Essentials Course Package 

New Professional Learning Opportunities

Webinar Feedback Form

Professional Learning Reflection Form

Operator Reimbursement Form (Fillable)

2023 Webinar Code of Conduct

Professional Learning Community Request Form

Operator Reimbursement Form (Printable)